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Is High-Tech View of HIV Too Good to Be True?

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Science  02 Aug 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6145, pp. 443-444
DOI: 10.1126/science.341.6145.443

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A leading research group has published the most exquisitely detailed image of HIV's surface proteins yet—an achievement that could guide HIV vaccine design for years. Several respected HIV/AIDS researchers are wowed by the work. But others assert the paper is too good to be true.